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Daily Lessons for Teaching The Tortilla Curtain

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 121 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Daily Lessons

This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.

Lesson 1

Objective: The author of this novel begins the story in the middle of a significant event, when Delaney accidentally hits Candidó with his car. The objective of Lesson #1 is to explore the effect this method of introducing the story may have on the reader's overall impression of the characters.

1) 1) Class discussion: Boyle opens his book with a main character, Delaney, accidentally hitting Candidó, an illegal immigrant, with his...

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